One of the more interesting and heart lifting parts of moving is going through what you're keeping and what's going. Looking through old boxes of stuff we packed and brought to Toronto has reminded me of the love we received from all over the worlds following Rehtaeh's death. Yesterday I found this beautiful card
For as long as I can remember I've picked up worms from the sidewalk and put them in the grass. The worm has no idea where it is or how much danger it's in, but I do. There's an old Buddhist proverb about hundreds of starfish stranded on a beach. An old man saw
Rehtaeh Rehtaeh "If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever." Quote by David Ellsworth.
“And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief.” William Cullen Bryant
It's taken me a long time to face the demon of depression that has taken so much. This morning I canceled a talk I had looked forward to for months but now that the date is near, I just can't do it. Everything starts to come back in a horrible way when I ponder